Holiday Shopping Season

    • Christmas Weekend Saw Worldwide In-App Revenue of $500 Million (Report)

      Worldwide in-app revenue for the Christmas holiday in 2016 was up “significantly” year-over-year, according to new data from application store optimization company Sensor Tower. Specifically, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence found that user spending in apps over the Christmas holiday in 2016 (Dec.

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    • All the Feels: How Brands Use Holiday Video Campaigns

      The holidays are a feel-good, yet extremely stressful, time of the year. The weather gets colder as cheeks look rosier, the holiday spirit is in the air and money is emptying out of pockets left and right. And the holiday ads? They are everywhere. Coca-Cola’s polar bears are slipping and sliding in the snow enjoying the savory drink, while the Campbell’s snowman is yet agai ...

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  • Facebook Adds Dynamic Ads for Mobile App Installs

    … Facebook Thursday announced the launch of dynamic ads for mobile application installs. The social network pointed out research from Gartner showing that smartphone sales were at least 10 percent higher in the fourth quarter of 2015 than in any other quarter that year, adding that purchases of smartphones lead to app downloads. Facebook said…

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  • Mobile Devices Driving Longer Holiday Shopping Season

    … During this time of year, a lot of the conversation focuses on Black Friday marketing strategies and executions. But it’s important to pay attention to Cyber Monday as the shopping season kicks off in earnest. In a report from marketing platform HookLogic, it’s clear that mobile is starting to take over Cyber Monday. According to the report…

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  • Social Customer Service Will Rule the 2017 Holiday Season (Report)

    … The holiday marketing campaigns are underway and consumers are gearing up for the height of shopping season. While everyone seems prepared, it’s important to note that consumers have expectations when it comes to social messaging and communication with brands during the holiday season. A fourth-quarter report from Sprout Social provides tips…

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  • Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads

    … with more products. Clicking again brings users to the retailers’ websites, where they can purchase the products featured in the ads. A Facebook spokesperson told Swant other brands will join the test later this month and throughout the holiday shopping season. Readers: Have any of these ads made their way into your News Feeds? …

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  • 9 Things to Note Before Launching a Facebook Coupon Offers Campaign

    … coupon campaigns on Facebook can be very effective for most industries and has proven to yield results. Below is a quick list of some possible coupon campaigns: Customer loyalty Exclusive social fans Holiday/seasonal Influencer Following/liking/sharing on Facebook Pre-launch Weekly/monthly coupons Facebook is a great social platform to use…

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  • Twitter and the Holiday Shopping Season (Infographic)

    … You may still be munching on Halloween candy, but the holiday shopping season is upon us. Twitter shared the infographic below with information on how its users research and shop via the social network, and highlights include: Ready to spend: Twitter shoppers spent an average of $811 during the holidays in 2015. They have higher budgets…

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  • 5 Ways to Leverage Consumer-Led Social Media This Holiday Season

    … As we approach another holiday shopping season, marketers everywhere are gearing up for their annual social media marketing strategy. Given the growth and evolution of social media–and in particular, the accelerating role of social influencers in driving brand perception and purchasing decisions–there is a growing awareness of the need…

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  • Twitter Introduces Website Conversions Objective

    … With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Twitter gave its advertisers an early gift: a new website conversions objective. Senior product manager, revenue Rebecca Resnick said in a blog post that the website conversions objective was released in beta for direct-response advertisers in the U.S., adding: This solution is especially…

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  • Benchmarking Social Data: The Key to Social Insights

    … here is to take a pass on Ariens–and take a gamble on Toro. As you can see, garnering insights from benchmarking takes patience and a little creativity, but it’s integral to any social media listening strategy’s ability to truly pay off over time. Remember, you’re not analyzing data in a vacuum–it always needs context, and benchmarks provide the inflection point on which to build your insight stories over time. Leah Pope is chief marketing officer of social insights provider Synthesio. …

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  • 70% of In-Store Purchases Will Be Driven By Online Research (Infographic)

    …’ conversations. Last year, 50 percent of consumers used social recommendations during the holiday season. However, these conversations are not contained by hashtags or related to singular websites; articles across multiple publications relating to leaked Black Friday deals generated significant conversation, as well. Consider collecting to capture…

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  • 4 Social Strategies to Get Ready for the Holidays

    … such programs on social media helps marketers to spread the word and make sure that their most loyal customers are aware of these special incentives. Increase subscribers The holidays are a great time to increase subscribers to a brand’s social media account. To further incentivize customers to follow certain brands and products, marketers should extend…

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  • More Facebook Ad Spend Goes to Video in Q1 (Report)

    …, the largest since the third quarter of 2014, reaching 1.32 percent, while gaming advertisers set a CTR mark at 0.84 percent. As expected, cost per thousand impressions (CPMs) were down versus the fourth quarter of 2015 and the holiday shopping season, slipping 7 percent to $5.94, but up 39 percent year-over-year. Gaming advertisers saw a 9 percent…

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  • Facebook Q4 Ad Spend More Than Doubled Year-Over-Year (Report)

    … was able to remain efficient despite the heavier ad volume. Other 4C Facebook findings for the fourth quarter of 2015 included: Total ad spend was up 128 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the year-ago period, and up 46.9 percent versus the third quarter of 2015. CPC rose 21.5 percent quarter-over-quarter, but just 6.6 percent year-over…

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  • Instagram Ads Off to a Strong Start (Report)

    … An increase in demand for Instagram advertising during the second half of 2015 led to a corresponding price hike, according to new research from Brand Networks. Instagram opened up its ads application-programming interface to advertisers last August, and Brand Networks, one of the initial participants in the Instagram Partner Program, found…

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